Cast Overhaul for After.Life


Ricci & Neeson join supernatural thriller

Liam Neeson and Christina Ricci are replacing Alfred Molina and Kate Bosworth, respectively, in writer-director Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo’s After.Life.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story centers on a young woman (Ricci) caught between life and death. A funeral director (Neeson) appears to have the gift of transitioning the dead, but may be intent on burying her alive.

LLeju Prods.’ Bill Perkins and Plum Pictures are producing the psychological thriller, and Perkins is financing.

Ricci signed last month to replace the originally attached Kate Bosworth in the lead. Shooting begins next month in New York.

Perkins, Plum’s Celine Rattray and Constellation Entertainment’s Brad Gilbert will produce. Galt Niederhoffer and Pam Hirsch of Plum and Edwin Marshall and James Swisher of Harbor Light Entertainment will exec produce.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter